2018 Happenings Central


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Greetings Campers!

Happenings Crew is very excited from all the interest your ideas are building! If you have never hosted a Happening before and you are registered to attend CFT 2018, please check out our How To Guide in this link: Happening Central 2017

Information for this year:

There are 2 ways to Host a Happening:

 1) Sign Up by July 23rd 2018 (Monday)

Deadline for Happenings Signup: Monday July 23, 2018 @ 6:00PM PDT***

Happening Sign up Link here: https://goo.gl/forms/HMDg1CvzRgz9fXRY2

If you would like us to include your Happening in our official schedule for 2018, please tell us about it using this form. https://goo.gl/forms/HMDg1CvzRgz9fXRY2

While signup is NOT required to host a Happening, doing so will GREATLY assist us with planning, as well as allow us to help you and your event reach the widest audience possible!

PLEASE NOTE: If you are scheduling a SINGLE Happening, or the SAME Happening recurring on multiple days, you only need to fill out this form once. However, if you wish to schedule multiple DIFFERENT Happenings, please fill out this form https://goo.gl/forms/HMDg1CvzRgz9fXRY2 a separate time for EACH unique Happening you plan to host – thank you!

Once we have reviewed your form, a member of CFT Staff will contact you via Forum PM to confirm your event is scheduled, provide you with additional details, and answer any questions you may have asked us on the form.

2) During Camp Sign up

If you feel the urge to have a spontaneous Happening and would like to set something up please find Serefina or Morse at camp! They will be more than happy to get your info on the board, get an announcement to the mass and help provide any other support.

Please Read: We cannot buy any supplies or Host your happening. Please allow at least 3 hours in advance notice and bring your own supplies or have campers bring supplies. Please also be mindful of being ready and present for your Happening at least 10 min before start time for set up.

Live Schedule:

Same as last year we will be using a schedule that uses “camp time.” Time slots are allocated relative to meal times, and will feel quite natural to the relaxed atmosphere present. They exist to make scheduling easier.

Breakfast
After Breakfast (Bell +40 minutes)
Lunch
Afternoon 1 (Bell + 40)
Afternoon 2 (Bell + 2 hours)
Dinner
Evening (Bell + 40 minutes)
Midnight
After dark

We will keep an up to date schedule in this thread that may be subject to change at camp. Please be respectful and be on time to your happening or communicate any schedule changes in advance. Improvised happenings are great, please bring your own ideas and supplies, and we will let people know to show up.

Let Morse or Serefina know of any questions, comments or concerns.

Thank you everyone!


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Live Schedule:

Same as last year we will be using a schedule that uses “camp time.” Time slots are allocated relative to meal times, and will feel quite natural to the relaxed atmosphere present. They exist to make scheduling easier.

Thursday Evening

  • Paracord by SaberTail (Intro)
  • Capture the Flag by ToxicWusky
  • Big Screen Art Jam (After Dark) at Dragon Heights

Friday

Before Breakfast

  • Coffee Bar by Ottermidas (7:30AM-Breakfast)

After Breakfast (Bell +40 minutes)

Lunch

Afternoon 1 (Bell + 40)

Afternoon 2 (Bell + 2 hours)

Dinner

Evening (Bell + 40 minutes)

After Dark

Midnight

Saturday

Before Breakfast

  • Coffee Bar by Ottermidas (7:30AM-Breakfast)

After Breakfast (Bell +40 minutes)

Lunch

  • Water Olympics by Serefina

Afternoon 1 (Bell + 40)

Afternoon 2 (Bell + 2 hours)

Dinner

Evening (Bell + 40 minutes)

After Dark

  • Fortune Telling at Bewitching Fortunes Camp (8-11PM)
  • Movie Night: Charlotte’s Web followed by Babe at Dragon Heights

Midnight

Sunday

Before Breakfast

  • Coffee Bar by Ottermidas (7:30AM-Breakfast)

After Breakfast (Bell +40 minutes)

Lunch

Afternoon 1 (Bell + 40)

  • Intro to Meditation by Bastek

Afternoon 2 (Bell + 2 hours)

Dinner

Evening (Bell + 40 minutes)

After Dark

  • Fortune Telling at Bewitching Fortunes Camp (8-11PM)
  • Temple Burn by oCe (10PM)
  • Movie Night: Fantastic Mr. Fox followed by Hocus Pocus at Dragon Heights

Midnight

Ongoing / Always Open

  • The Archives and the Annex Obscurum (Book Trading Post) by RufusRyan
  • The Temple by oCe
  • Paracord by SaberTail
  • Capture the Flag by ToxicWusky

We will keep an up to date schedule in this thread that may be subject to change at camp. Please be respectful and be on time to your happening or communicate any schedule changes in advance. Improvised happenings are great, please bring your own ideas and supplies, and we will let people know to show up.

Let Morse or Serefina know of any questions, comments or concerns.

Thank you everyone!


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A-Z Happenings List

The following is a complete list of Happenings submitted to us (so far!) including 1-time events, recurring/daily events, and ongoing/24 events.

Want to add YOUR event? There’s still time left! Click here and fill out this form ASAP and we’ll add you to this list, as well as the live schedule in the previous post.


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The Archives (and the Annex Obscurum)
Hosted By: RufusRyan, Morse, Astrius & Kuwa
Day/Time: Ongoing Daily
Duration: 9AM-10PM
Description: The Archives is a book trading post, opening around Breakfast each day and closing when Blue Camp winds down for the night. Bring books that you want to have a good home, take books that interest you. You don’t need to bring a book to take one, or the other way about. But if you take a book, it is now yours. Please be nice to the books, and feel free to ask any of the Archivists if you need help or have questions, though this will be more self-serve than officiated. (The Annex Obscurum is the same deal, but a smaller selection, dealing with the occult, mysterious, hidden, and mystical.)
Supplies Provided: We will have quite a few books, but more are always appreciated!
Supplies Needed: Any and all books (in decent condition) happily accepted.
Donations: Books!

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Backgammon Tournament
Hosted By: Gamercoon
Duration 1-2 Hours (Per Session)
Capacity 6-32 people
Day: Intro Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Time: Intro/Signups on Friday after Breakfast; additional matches TBD, afternoon/evening as participants are available.
Description: Learn to play Backgammon, and play in a tournament! Each bracket of the tournament will have a loose time limit: 1 to 2 hour sessions until complete. All participants please sign up by Lunch on Friday.
Supplies Provided: Everything needed.
Supplies Needed: A spare backgammon set would help speed things up if the participant count is >8.

Battle of The Brightest
Hosted By: ToxicWusky & TopherSkunk
Day: Friday
Time: After Dark, 9-11:30PM
Duration: 2-3 hours
Capacity: 31-35 people
Description: Battle of the Brightest will be a 3 team Capture The Flag game and King of The Hill match done with Nerf guns, light sabers & foam weapons. Wear glowsticks, lights or your finest glowing decorations! Note: NO hard strikes with light sabers or foam weapons. Be safe and shine bright!
Supplies Provided: Limited materials available, you are highly encouraged to bring your own!
Supplies Needed: Nerf guns, foam weaspons, light sabers, glow sticks / lights, and water to drink.

Big Screen Art Jam
Hosted By: Malytwotails & Dragon Heights
Day/Time: Thursday After Dark (10PM)
Duration: 2-3 hours
Capacity: 25-30 people
Description: Help us calibrate our projection setup on Thursday night! We’ll have a digital drawing setup available for you to participate and show off your artistic skills. There will be music and fun lights, let’s get this harvest festival started on a high note!
Supplies Needed: N/A
Donations Accepted: No

Bizarre Bazaar
Hosted By: Astrius Catfox
Days: Friday, Sunday
Time: Afternoon 2 (4PM)
Duration: 1 hour
Capacity: Unlimited
Description: Howdy Neighbors and Cowpokes! Every festival’s got a trading post, don’t it? Well, Astrius Catfox’s Bizarre Bazaar may just be the ticket for a motley crew such as this one! The Catfox Extraordinaire will be setting up a little table over at Camp Witch Trial with baubles, doo-dads, thingamajiggers, trinkets, and “medicine” for what ails ya’. Bring, trade, exchange with the Catfox, or with other strays wandering by - and if you complete The Quest, you might just achieve one Blue Feather to give to a certain Lovely!
Supplies Needed: Fun, fascinating, or silly items for trade.

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Capture The Flag
Hosted By: ToxicWusky & TopherSkunk
Day: Ongoing
Duration: 24/7
Capacity: Unlimited
Description Capture The Flag! Pick a team to win points for, grab others’ flags and hang them on your team’s flag pole to gain points. Be safe and have fun! Game starts at dinner on Thursday, ends at dinner on Sunday.
Supplies Provided: Flags!
Supplies Needed: You may bring a flag to contribute, but please understand we cannot be responsible for lost or damaged flags.

Cider Tasting (3rd Annual): Light Cider Vs. Dark Cider
Hosted By: Fakeman
Day/Time: Friday
Time: After dinner, ~8 PM
Duration: 2 sessions, 45 minutes each (1:30 total)
Capacity: 24 Fancy seats (guaranteed cider), unlimited cheap seats (may or may not have cider).
Description: Guided Tour Through the Land of Cider. Two tastings, back to back, with a selection of Light and Dark ciders.
Supplies Needed: A cup.
Donations: If you have an interesting cider you’d like to share, bring it.

Costume Parade to Dance Party
Hosted By: Serefina
Day: Saturday
Time: 9PM-11PM
Duration: Open-Ended
Capacity: Unlimited
Description: Don your best costume, special outfit or Harvest Moon theme-related getup and join us for a lively, colorful parade around camp! All types of costumes are welcome, including fursuits (full or partial), masks, ears and tails, kigus, Harvest Moon themed getups, or anything else’s that’s fancy, glowy or fun! We will meet at the kitchen at 9PM then parade at 9:15 through all 3 camps, ending at Red Camp to shake our tails on the dancefloor.

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Dark Lunch
Hosted By: Dragon Heights
Day: Friday/Saturday/Sunday
Time: Midnight
Capacity: As supplies last
Description: The Cult of Dark Lunch is our delicious ritual: meet at Midnight to help us sacrifice quesadillas and other high calorie foods to the dark gods. We will also be accepting cash donations (suggested $5/night) with 100% of proceeds benefitting PAWS, a local animal rescue organization.
Supplies Provided: Quesadillas and other carby foods.
Supplies Needed: We do not provide plates or utensils, please bring your own!
Donations: Cash, suggested $5/night benefitting PAWS

Dog Health and Safety
Hosted By: OkiWolf
Day/Time: Friday After Breakfast (10:40AM)
Duration: 45 minutes
Capacity: Unlimited
Description: Learn basics about dog health assessment and body language cues. You’ll learn things like how to check vitals and how to tell when your dog is feeling overwhelmed in an environment. Meet at the large shade structure at the Happenings Hub.
Supplies Needed: N/A

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Fortune Telling at Bewitching Fortunes
Hosted By: DogChomp & Volunteer Tellers
Day: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Time: 8PM-11PM
Duration: Open-Ended (as long as we have tellers!)
Descripton: Fortune tellers from every part of the earth will gather together in Red Camp to bewitch you with personalized readings, daring acts and perfomances! 8PM to 11PM (or however long you’re willing to stay to seek your fortune - a convenient hookah lounge waiting area will be located next door!) We have a troupe of lovely tellers of various specialties, including Tarot, Pendulum and Palmistry, as well as some comedic Funny Fortune Tellers - check the whiteboard schedule at camp for who’s reading and when. If you’d like have a reading, or do some readings yourself, please come on by during the above hours or anytime we are open!
Supplies Needed: N/A
Donations: N/A

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Hookah Lounge
Hosted By: Senoy
Day/Time: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Time: 24/7
Duration: Ongoing
Capacity: 11-15 at a time
Description: The Hookah Lounge is a shade space full of rugs, pillows and sketchbooks 24/7 for relaxing, lounging and socializing. Hookah apparatus is provided but shisha is limited - feel free to bring your own! Our space will be located in Red Camp next door to Bewitching Fortunes Camp, so you can also come hang out and smoke some hookah while you wait to have a reading!
Donations: Shisha, coals, etc.

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Intro to Meditation
Hosted By: Bastek
Day: Saturday
Time: Afternoon 1 (2:40PM)
Duration: 1.5 hours or shorter
Capacity: Unlimited
Description: I’ll be giving a brief intro about what I’ve learned about meditation, followed by a short guided meditation and then about 20 minutes of silent meditation. Will likely be hosted at south end of Red Camp, or wherever shade can be found. (We will meet at south Red Camp regardless.)
Supplies Needed: A blanket/cushion to sit on, if desired. Bring water to drink.
Donations: N/A

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Hosted By: squirrelpup
Day: Friday
Time: After Breakfast (10:40AM)
Duration: 45 minutes
Capacity: Unlimited
Description: Wear a name tag that says more than your name. Is there something you’d like to talk about? Is there something you’re looking for? Announce it silently to the world. Should be a great conversation starter.
Supplies Provided: Yes
Supplies Needed: N/A

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The Lackadaisical Lounge
Hosted By: Fakeman
Location: Red Camp
Day: Saturday
Time: 8-9PM
Duration: 1:10 (Open-Ended)
Capacity: 21-25 people
Description: An hour of music and song. Very casual. Think Cabaret/Lounge style.
Donations: N/A

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"Micro"-Brewery
Hosted By: dook
Day(s): Friday, Saturday
Time: Afternoon 2 (4PM)
Duration: 1 hour
Capacity: Variable, as supplies last
Description: A selection of micro-brews served in micro-pints (age 21+), 3-inch hamburgers, tacos and burritos.
Supplies Provided: Yes
Supplies Needed: N/A
Donations: Cash & Supplies

The Midnight Society
Hosted By: OkiWolf
Day/Time: Friday 10PM
Duration: 1 hour
Capacity: Unlimited
Description: Welcome to the Midnight Society! Do you like to tell scary stories around a campfire? Bring a chair and a tale to tell, or even just some s’mores supplies, and let’s get spooky! At Camp Bloodwood’s fire ring (in the easternmost tip of Green Camp, near Kitchen/Showers).
Supplies Provided: Yes
Supplies Needed: A chair, smores supplies, scary stories.
Donations: N/A

Moonlight Medicine: Herbalism 101
Hosted By: Astrius & Kuwa
Day/Time: Saturday 4PM
Duration: 1 hour
Capacity: 11-15 people
Description: An introduction to herbalism! We will be covering what herbalism is (in general), what it can be used for, ways in which it can be implemented, commonly used herbs, safety concerns, as well as resources for furthering your knowledge. We will not be consuming anything on-site – SAFETY FIRST, always
consult your doctor before consuming anything, we are NOT physicians – but we will also walk you through your very own take-home herbalism project to spark your curiousity and pique your interest!
Supplies Provided: Yes
Supplies Needed: N/A

Movie Night
Hosted By: Dragon Heights
Days: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Description: We will be showing two movies back-to-back after dark (starting roughly 9-10PM) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday Night: Chicken Run
followed by Rock-a-Doodle. Saturday Night: Charlotte’s Web followed by Babe. Sunday Night: Fantastic Mr. Fox followed by Hocus Pocus.
Supplies Provided: N/A
Supplies Needed: A chair and anything else needed to be comfortable at night: blanket, snacks, drinks, etc.
Donations Accepted: $5 suggested donation at Dark Lunch time.

Making Your Mark: the Sequel
Hosted By: DogChomp & Morse
Day/Time: Friday 2:40PM
Duration: 1.5-2 hours
Capacity: Unlimited
Description: Stampening! Come carve a design into some rubber to decorate your sketchbooks, toilet wall papers, etc.!
Supplies Provided: Limited stamp rubber, pencils, paper, gouging tools, X-acto Knives.
Supplies Needed: Same as above (if you already own them)!
Donations: Supplies Only

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Otter’s Coffee Bar
Hosted By: Ottermidas
Days: Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Monday
Time: 7:30AM-10AM (ends at breakfast time
Duration: 2.5 hours
Capacity: Variable, as supplies last.
Description: Complimentary coffee offered in the morning!
Supplies Provided: Paper Cups
Supplies Needed: Participants are encouraged to bring a reusable cup that’s safe for hot liquids if they have one.
Donations: Supply donations welcome: ground coffee, sugar, creamer, flavorings, etc.

Otter’s “Juice” Bar (21+)
Hosted By: Ottermidas
Days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Time: After Dinner, varying start times each evening (likely 8-10PM)
Duration: Open-Ended
Capacity: As supplies last.
Description: Serving a selection of adult “Juice” at night, for campers age 21+ only!
Supplies Provided: Paper Cups
Supples Needed: Participants are encouraged to bring a cup.
Donations: Supplies (fruit/juice, alcohol, ice)

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Paracord
Hosted By: SaberTail
Day/Time: Thursday Evening (Intro), Ongoing
Duration: Open-Ended
Capacity: Unlimited
Description: Come get some paracord! Learn how to tie some knots! Find out how to make keychains, bracelets, and wraps! Or just get some to use around your
campsite. Thursday evening intro, but then the materials will be out all weekend.
Supplies Needed: Scissors/Knife and a lighter are helpful, but not required.
Donations: N/A

Puzzle Party
Hosted By: Malytwotails, Jondisaurus & Dragon Heights
Day/Time: Saturday Afternoon 2 (4PM)
Duration: 1-2 hours
Capacity: 11-15 people
Description: Come tease your brain with a curated collection of puzzles from the Dragons! We’ll get together and challenge each other with an array of tactile puzzles, and even have some puzzle races (with prizes!) Bring your favorite puzzles to show off and share - let’s see what you’ve got!
Supplies Provided: Yes
Supplies Needed: Bring your own puzzle games/puzzle toys if you like.
Donations: N/A

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Temple
Hosted By: oCe
Day/Time: Ongoing / 24 Hours
Duration: All Weekend
Capacity: Unlimited
Description: Do you have something you’d like to let go of? Someone you’d like to commemorate? An intention you’d like to set? Come write your hopes, fears, sorrows, joys, regrets, accomplishments, and anything else, any time of day or night on our “Temple,” a wooden sculpture located in Red Camp that we’ll burn on Sunday night at dark o’clock.
Supplies Needed: Some writing utensils will be provided, or bring sharpies, pens, pencils, etc.
Donations: N/A

Temple Opening Ceremony
Hosted By: oCe
Day/Time: Friday 5PM-Dinner
Duration: 1 hour
Capacity: Unlimited
Description: Procession around camp (4:45ish) leading to the Temple at 5PM, followed by a short (15min) opening ceremony, introduction to the history and purpose of Temples, and open writing/drawing/reflection until Dinner. (Note: the Temple itself will hopefully be open Thursday, just the ceremony is Friday afternoon; feel free to start writing on it Thursday as soon as it’s up and lit!)
Supplies: Sharpies, pens, pencils, paint, etc.
Donations: Writing impliments.

Temple Burn
Hosted By: oCe
Location: Red Camp
Day/Time: Sunday 10PM
Duration: 1-2 hours (Open-Ended)
Capacity: Unlimited
Description: Join us in Red Camp’s open field for the ceremonial burning of the Temple, followed by an informal fire-side gathering to share your feelings and thoughts about the experience with other campers.
Supplies: Any non-toxic burnable objects you’d like to toss into the fire, a chair or blanket if you want a comfy place to sit and watch.
Donations: N/A

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Watermelon Eating Contest
Hosted By: Senoy
Day/Time: Saturday at Noon (12PM)
Duration: 30 minutes
Capacity: Unlimited
Description: Compete against your furry friends and neighbors as you chomp up your watermelon wedge with gusto and most importantly - SPEED! Finish with a loud “YEEEHAWW” and win delicious prizes! Note: volunteers to help cut up watermelon Saturday morning are welcome.
Supplies Provided: Watermelons
Supplies Needed: Bellies and chompers!

Water Social
Hosted By: Serefina
Days: Friday, Saturday
Time: After Lunch
Duration: 1-2 hours
Capacity: Unlimited
Description: Let’s get wet at the waterfall! What is more fun to do in the middle of the day than to get wet? This time is designated to walk to the waterfall and keep cool in the creek. Will be bringing a limited selection of water toys, and will have a few social games to play!
Supplies Needed: Bring your floats and water toys, sunscreen, and a bottle of water to drink.

Werewolf: the Forsaken
Hosted By: Purdika
Location: TBD
Day/Time: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 7-9PM
Duration: 1-2 hours (Open-Ended)
Capacity: 5 people or fewer
Description: In the World of Darkness, werewolves have a duty to uphold the responsibilities of their blood. We’ll be embarking on Short Stories to protect our pack’s loci and keep the balance with our local humans and spirits. Bring 10-sided dice, and several small personal items related to your character’s identity. Make your character ahead of time to help start the game quickly: name, age (15-40), gender, personality, quirks/hobbies, birthplace, a song that helps represent them, and visuals if you want (drawn, sketched, stick figure, stock photo).
Supplies Needed: See Above
Donations: N/A

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(Again, if you want to add your Happening: please fill out this form!)


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Updating my location for meditation, I will likely be set up near Bewitching Fortunes camp, so we will meet in that area.